Meaning of 襲い in Japanese

It seems that 襲い(osoi) is an inflection of 襲う.
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Definition of 襲い

  1. (v5u, vt) to attack; to assail; to make an assault; to strike; to hunt down

    奇妙な病気が町を襲った。
    A curious disease struck the town.

  2. to succeed (someone in a post, role, etc.)

    小泉氏が総理大臣として森氏の後を襲った。
    Mr Koizumi succeeded Mr Mori as prime minister.

  3. to make a sudden visit

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